Sometimes laying it on too thick detracts people from a point that is trying to be made. It is the perfection of the pitch that gives some people the ability to sell others on to something.
Founded in 2012, the Spike Dykes Charity Fund has raised more than $320,000 for Alzheimer’s disease research. The charity was founded in honor of Sharon Dykes, wife of former Texas Tech head football coach Spike Dykes, who died from Alzheimer…
Funeral and memorial services have been announced for former Texas Tech football coach Spike Dykes, who died at age 79 on Monday morning.
At the mere mentioning of Spike Dykes’ name, a Gatorade cooler of memories pours from those who knew him. Every word we’ve heard and every sentence we’ve read overflows with love for this treasured coach.
At every football practice hosted by Texas Tech head coach Spike Dykes, a person known as Mrs. Jones would be mentioned. The confusing part about that was, no one, possibly not even Dykes, knew who Mrs. Jones was.